part of the base of the cranium between the basioccipital and the presphenoid, which usually ossifies separately in the embryo or in the young, and becomes a part of the sphenoid in the adult; in many animals it persists as a separate bone between the basioccipital bone and the presphenoidal bone [ MP:0000106 https://www.worldcat.org/search?q=bn%3A0-683-40008-8 ]

Synonyms: propituital@fr basisphénocïde@fr basisphenoid

This is just here as a test because I lose it

Term information

Subsets

pheno_slim

axiom lost from external ontology

relationship loss: part_of braincase and otic capsule skeleton (AAO:0000052)[AAO]

comment

"Endochondral ossification of the ventromedial portion of the braincase." [AAO:0000040] // "An endochondral bone that is located ventral to the pterosphenoid and dorsal to the parasphenoid. Basisphenoid is a median bone that is usually Y-shaped." [TAO:0000169]

external definition

Endochondral ossification of the ventromedial portion of the braincase.[AAO]

An endochondral bone that is located ventral to the pterosphenoid and dorsal to the parasphenoid. Basisphenoid is a median bone that is usually Y-shaped.[TAO]

id

UBERON:0006428